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List: Nigerian Defence Academy releases list of successful candidates for 71 Regular Course

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna has released the admission list of successful candidates for 71 Regular Course.

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after Palestinian rocket attack

Israeli warplanes struck at least three targets in the Gaza Strip early on Saturday but caused no apparent casualties, a Palestinian security source said.
The US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib had been barred entry to Israel because of her support for a pro-Palestinian boycott movement. Rebecca Cook-Reuters

Israel ignores Donald Trump, approves US congresswoman request to visit Israel

US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib will be allowed to enter Israel to visit her relatives, interior minister Aryeh Deri announced on Friday, indicating the country has ignored President Donald Trump’s unsolicited suggestion to ban her and colleague, Rep Ilahn Omar.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised a White House announcement on Monday ending sanctions exemptions for Iran’s oil customers, calling it “of great importance” in boosting pressure on Tehran.

Germany to make additional payments to Holocaust survivors – Israeli premier

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said Germany will make more payments to survivors of the Holocaust.
Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely on Thursday confirmed that Israel has made a decision to deny entry to US congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib over their BDS support.

Israel blocks US lawmakers from entering country

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely on Thursday confirmed that Israel has made a decision to deny entry to US congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib over their BDS support.

Israeli’s flight attendant dies of measles caught from New York flight

A flight attendant of Israeli flag carrier El Al has died, about five months after contracting measles during a flight from the U.S. city of New York.

Eid el-Kabir: Economic woes save Palestinian lambs

Ahead of Eid al-Adha, the feast of the sacrifice, better-off Palestinians, like Muslims across the globe, traditionally buy whole sheep to be slaughtered when the holidays begin on Sunday.
Olanrewaju Kayode was in action as Shakhtar Donetsk thrashed second-tier outfit Inhulets' 4-0 in Wednesday’s Ukrainian Cup final.

Olarenwaju Kayode joins Turkish club Gazisehir Gaziantep on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk

Nigeria forward Kayode Olarenwaju has joined Turkish Super Lig club, Gazisehir Gaziantep, on a one-year loan deal from Ukrainian outfit, Shakhtar Donetsk.
Chikeluba Ofoedu has taken his Israeli top flight team Maccabi Tel Aviv to the top of the league after he scored a brace to lead them to 4-0 thrashing over Hapoel Hadera.

Europa League: Nigerian striker Chikeluba Ofoedu gives Maccabi lifeline

Nigerian striker Chikeluba Ofoedu has bounced back from a niggling injury and his return has proved vital for his Israeli club, Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Israeli soldiers stand guard next to the site where the soldier's body was found near the settlement of Migdal Oz in the occupied West Bank - © AFP

Isreali soldier found dead with stab wounds in West Bank

An Israeli soldier was found dead with stab wounds in the West Bank early on Thursday, the military said.
Super Eagles midfielder, John Ogu has revealed how his international teammate, Ogenyi Onazi assisted him in Italy before he got a lucrative offer in Europe.

John Ogu: Ogenyi Onazi helped me to find my feet in Europe

Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu has revealed how his international teammate Ogenyi Onazi assisted him in Italy before he got a lucrative offer in Europe.
Israeli suspects cover their faces with their shirts as they arrive at the Famagusta courthouse in Paralamni, Cyprus, July 26, 2019 (AP Photo-Petros Karadjias)

Rape allegation: Israeli tourists freed in Cyprus, British complainant arrested

Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday confirmed that seven young Israeli tourists arrested on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old British woman in Cyprus have been freed and returned to Israel.
Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Folashade Jaji; Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat and Group Managing Director, Access Bank Plc., Mr. Herbert Wigwe during a Stakeholders meeting on proposed regeneration of the Lekki-Oniru axis at Four Points, Sheraton, Oniru, Victoria Island, on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ll use professionals in diaspora to build Lagos

Lagos State Government has promised to bring Nigerians in Diaspora from around the world to the state to support capacity building for development of its teachers and other workforce for youth development and empowerment.
Nigeria Football

Players’ union to raise funds for ex-Falconets goalkeeper diagnosed with breast cancer

The National Association of Nigeria Professional Footballers, NANPF, has set in motion the modalities to raise urgent funds to help facilitate the prompt treatment of ex-Falconets goalkeeper, Bidemi Aluko, who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised a White House announcement on Monday ending sanctions exemptions for Iran’s oil customers, calling it “of great importance” in boosting pressure on Tehran.

Benjamin Netanyahu to become Israeli longest-serving premier

The 9th and current Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, is set to surpass founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister on Saturday, having notched up a list of diplomatic and economic successes.
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WHO: Too much sugar in baby foods on market

Baby foods on the market generally contain too much sugar, posing a source of health concern, a new report by the World Health Organisation has said.
Hamas

Hamas distances self from official’s call to kill Jews around globe

A statement released by the radical Islamist movement said: “These statements do not reflect the official positions of the movement and its adopted and consistent policies.
Teddy Neguse

Ethiopian rappers challenging Israel police through song

In his song “Handcuffed,” rapper Teddy Neguse addresses police brutality against young Israeli men of Ethiopian descent.

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Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has confirmed Francis Kimanzi as the new coach for Harambee Stars.

Francis Kimanzi named new Kenya coach

"Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has confirmed the appointment of Francis Kimanzi and Zedekiah Otieno to head the Harambee Stars technical bench,” read a statement from FKF.